Together, we can change lives in our community.
LCH seeks to protect the privacy of our donors. For this reason, we guarantee that no personal information received through the donation process, whether it be conducted online, through personal communication, or through any other method, will be shared or sold with any other parties or organizations without the donor's explicit permission. Additionally, LCH will not use this information to send donors mailings on behalf of other organizations.
Your gift will provide essential medical care, respond to families facing financial and domestic crises and teach skills that will help clients get better jobs and support their families.
Did you know...
- An average patient costs LCH $770 per year to provide care, which is significantly less than the cost of a hospital to provide care to that same patient. This saves thousands of tax dollars each year.
- For every $100 raised at LCH, $81 goes back to providing direct services.
- Through the Affordable Care Act, LCH has on-site resources for any member in the community to be screened and to apply for the health insurance marketplace.
- LCH helps over 200 adults each year to learn English as a Second Language. These hard working students can now better communicate at work with their employers, and at home with their children.
Donate by credit card
Scroll below or click here to submit a one-time or recurring donation via credit card.
Donate by check
Checks can be made payable to “La Comunidad Hispana” and mailed or dropped off to main office 731 West Cypress Street Kennett Square, PA 19348. We are open 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday and 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday.
Donate through stock
Contact Jessica Valdivieso at 610.444.7550 X 235 or email@example.com to learn how to set up a stock contribution.
Consider a planned gift
You can help build a sustainable future for our work. Call us to discuss a bequest or other form of planned gift.
Make a gift to honor a loved one
A tribute gift is a thoughtful way to honor someone you care about by investing in the well-being of the community in his or her name. We will be happy to notify the honoree or the family member of your choosing.
Donate your time
Visit our Get Involved page to learn about other way to contribute to our mission through volunteering and in-kind donations.
Half of our members live on a family income of less than $29,000 a year, and 85% of our families live on a family income of less than $49,000. LCH provides health and community service that families would not otherwise afford. Your support sustains our mission.
In the current political environment, many of the families we serve need support to handle the stress and anxiety of potential separation. For several years, LCH has had a legal program that helps provide legal advice and referrals to our members. Now more than ever, this service is important to ensure our community has access to accurate information and resources. Please help us continue providing critical legal and mental health services to LCH’s families.
Help us continue providing critical legal and mental health services to LCH’s families.
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LCH provides extra support to families in need through the generosity of in-kind donations.
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What does LCH accept?
LCH accepts items specific to our drives throughout the year. As we learn of new needs in the community, we will update our website with information on how to donate these items. LCH does not accept medical supply or equipment donations.
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Will you take gently used items?
For sanitation and capacity reasons, LCH can only accept new items for the specific drives we offer to our families. LCH cannot accept medical supply or equipment donations.
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Where else can I donate?
Local agencies would greatly appreciate your donation. Please visit:
Mission Santa Maria Donation Center
Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Located in the "Avondale Center" next to the Avondale Firehouse, around back on lower level
29 Gap Newport Pike Avondale, PA 1931
Goodwill Avondale, PA
Monday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
571 Hepburn Rd, Avondale, PA 19311
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Tuesday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
345 Scarlet Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348
Project C.U.R.E. medical supply donation site
West Grove, PA
Contact: Kathy Hrenko
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Is my donation tax deductible?
You will receive a thank you letter nothing your donation, which can be used for tax purposes.
Gift cards to local stores in values of $10 to $25 such as Walmart, Walgreens, Rite Aid, and Giant are used to help support families across all of our services, whether they are in need of extra support to pay for their medications or in need of clothing, food or school supplies. Gift cards are collected year-round.
Small Fitness Equipment Items
LCH accepts new fitness equipment items, such as soccer balls, basketballs, hand weights and yoga mats to give to families that are participating in our wellness program and other wellness initiatives.
Through LCH’s closet of caring, we distribute hundreds of new winter coats, hats, gloves, and scarves to children and adults in need.
LCH offers new children’s books (ages 0 – 10) written in English and/or Spanish to all pediatric patients during their visit.
Support an in-kind donation today610.444.7550 X 256
Volunteering your time and talents helps your neighbors live healthier, more prosperous lives.
LCH offers volunteer opportunities in our Health Center, Social Assistance, and Education and Jobs services. The support of our volunteers allows LCH to spend more time providing direct services to those in need. No task is to small for volunteers. Every project helps us change lives.
Your Help Makes a Difference
We are so grateful for the hard work of the LCH volunteer team, and welcome you to join us in supporting our mission.
Scroll down to review the volunteer opportunities below and reach out to the coordinator with your name, best way to reach you, and availability.
Health Center Internships:
LCH partners with several universities including CAT Brandywine, Drexel, University of Pennsylvania and West Chester University to provide internships and other service learning opportunities for nursing, medical assistant and social services students. Contact your service learning office for more information.
Behavioral Health Internships:
LCH has training affiliations with several graduate and undergraduate programs. We provide an Integrated model experience for those in a social work or counseling program. Contact Abner Santiago at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-444-7550 to learn more. Internships include:
- Behavioral Health Integrated within Primary Care.
- Case management through our Social Assistance Department.
“I feel like I am really making a difference. And I have a better understanding of the needs in our community, and how I can help.”
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Education Program Support Assistants
Provide in class support to teacher and students, help with registration process for new students. Locations in need of volunteers are below. Contact: Norma Diego-Flores
- Oxford: Hopewell Elementary School (602 Garfield street Oxford, PA 19363) Monday and Wednesday 6:00pm to 8:30pm
- Avon Grove: Avon Grove High School (257 State Road, West Grove PA 19390) Tuesday and Thursday 6:30pm to 9:00pm. We also need a volunteer to help watch the children of the parents who are taking our classes.
- Kennett Square: Kennett Area Senior Center (427 South walnut Street Kennett Square, PA 19348) Monday and Wednesday 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Join the LCH outreach team to raise awareness about our services. Volunteer ambassadors help to get the word out in the community, attend community events, and greet members in the reception area. Schedule is flexible. Contact: Laura Mackiewicz.
Community events include:
- Oxford First Fridays (Year-Round)
- Healthy Kids Day (April)
- Cinco de Mayo (May)
- Mushroom Festival (September)
- LCH 5K (September)
- LCH Amigos Dinner (November)
- LCH Coat Drive (December)
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Wellness Check Volunteers
LCH partners with local businesses, community spaces, and farms to provide free on-site health screenings. Volunteers will join a team of LCH staff and support the screenings either as a registration volunteer (Spanish required) or a medical volunteer (licence as a Medical Assistant or Registered Nurse required). The Outreach Wellness Team goes to about two Wellness Checks per month, but the schedule varies throughout the year. Contact: Laura Mackiewicz
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LCH Changes Lives
I can see this community growing, and getting stronger as a result of LCH's efforts. I am proud to be a part of this community, and so thankful to have a resource like LCH close by for our families.
Thanks to LCH, I have my life back. I found a job, and I was able to quit smoking.
I cannot say enough about LCH. Southern Chester county is a wonderful place to live because LCH strengthens our community.